Writing By Rick Riordan Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Quotes About Writing By Rick Riordan

#1. I don't care what your daddy told you. I don't care what your grandaddy told you. The South lost. Get over it man! -January, 2003; Opening lecture to Intro to Civil War Era Studies, Gettysburg College - Author: Mark A. Weitz
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#2. And please God, grant me the wisdom to remember that I am writing for children, not golden stickers. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#3. Writing is like a sport - you only get better if you practice - Author: Rick Riordan
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#4. Every book is a box of ideas. - Author: Blue Balliett
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#5. I've always liked the idea that writing is a form of travel. And I started my writing career as a mystery novelist for adults. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#6. I don't think I would ever inch my way up to Y.A. That audience is very well served. There are a lot of wonderful writers writing for Y.A. I feel like I'm in the right place. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#7. Prada is extremely directed in terms of communicating what they like and what they don't like. That is actually extremely pleasant because it clarifies very easily what you can do and what you need to do. - Author: Rem Koolhaas
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#8. I think anytime you're writing to the middle grades, you're writing to young readers who are trapped in a number of ways between two worlds: between childhood and adulthood, between their friends and their parents. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#9. Writing a thesis is like writing a book, working incrementally with the professor is a communication exercise that assumes the existence of an audience, - Author: Umberto Eco
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#10. Writing is like a sport. If you don't practice, you don't get any better. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#11. I don't teach anymore, but I can still clearly see fifth period after lunch - that's a real tough time to teach. And I tried to imagine writing a story that would appeal to those kids - even when they're tired, even when they're bouncing off the walls. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#12. It seems like just yesterday my son was hiding under the table to avoid reading. Now, he's writing books longer than mine! - Author: Rick Riordan
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#13. Back when I taught middle school and wrote adult mysteries, my students often asked me why I wasn't writing for kids. I never had a good answer for them. It took me a long time to realize they were right. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#14. What's the best part about writing a book?
Finishing it. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#15. I mean, there is a certain element that, when you read the bad press about yourself and post it on the web-site, takes the pressure off. - Author: Brian Viglione
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#16. For me, writing for kids is harder because they're a more discriminating audience. While adults might stay with you, if you lose your pacing or if you have pages of extraneous description, a kid's not going to do that. They will drop the book. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#17. I feel incredibly fortunate to have had the level of success I've had. I was just writing stories for my own sons. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#18. I think I write for reluctant readers. Of course I want everyone to enjoy my books, but if the kids in the back row who normally don't pick up a book are engaged with what I'm writing, along with the kids who are big readers anyway, then I really feel like I've done my job. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#19. 'Harry Potter' opened so many doors for young adult literature. It really did convince the publishing industry that writing for children was a viable enterprise. And it also convinced a lot of people that kids will read if we give them books that they care about and love. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#20. Annabeth has my number,' Sadie said. 'Which, honestly, brother, is a much easier solution than writing invisible hieroglyphs on your friend's hand. What were you thinking? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#21. The explanatory stories that people find compelling are simple; are concrete rather than abstract; assign a larger role to talent, stupidity, and intentions than to luck; and focus on a few striking events that happened rather than on the countless events that failed to happen. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#22. There are no office hours for champions. - Author: Paul Dietzel
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#23. No person [should] walk out into the world to begin the day until he or she has stood beneath the cross to receive God's love. - Author: Max Lucado
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#24. I enjoy writing for both kids and adults, though I think I'm better at children's stories because I was a teacher for so long, and I know that audience well. The process is no different whether I'm writing for children or adults. Really, the elements of making a good story are the same. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#25. She decided to make his life as terrible, tragic and complicated as possible, so that some day Percy Jackson would have a really hard time writing about it. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#26. It's all still about having a good story. You have to have a good story as your anchor, as your main focus. So for me, personally, I just like to concentrate on writing the best book I can, and if there's other stuff that goes along with it, that's awesome, as long as the story is central. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#27. Writing 'Book 1: The Maze of Bones' didn't feel much different than writing one of my other novels, but I thought it was very innovative to offer the website and trading card components as well for those readers who wanted to go more in depth with the Cahill experience. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#28. A really hard time writing about it. I hate Hera. While Hercules was growing up as a cowherd in Thebes, his cousin Eurystheus grew up as the high king of Mycenae. That may sound awesome, - Author: Rick Riordan
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#29. Never break a promise to an animal. They're like babies - they won't understand. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#30. I come to writing the same way I come to teaching, which is that my goal is always to create life-long readers. - Author: Rick Riordan
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